The Sylvia Wright Trust
The Sylvia Wright Trust is based in Leeds and has 12 members with a range of backgrounds, skills and faiths. There are no paid staff. The Trusts primary objective is to raise funds and by keeping expenses to a minimum, we are able to send 97 pence out of every pound raised to India.
Currently the Trust sends to Sylvia £200,000 each year to subsidise revenue costs and over the years the Trust has also funded virtually all
equipment costs for the school, hospital, day centres and nursing college.
Standing (from left): Anthony Gilpin, Sue Sanderson, Santha Menon, Peter Spratt, Angela Clark (Sponsorship Organiser), Michael Lydon, John Howley
Seated (from left): Tony Allinson, Geoff Fuller, Glenn Miller, Anne- Marie Rose,
Not in photograph: Bernadette Barnes, Barbara Neale
Patrons of the Trust include the Abbott of Ampleforth, The Bishop of Leeds, the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds, the Chairman of Leeds Methodist District, Leeds Hindu Temple and the Moderator of URC Yorkshire Province. The support network, including many churches, school groups and individual benefactors, reflects a true spirit of Christian co-operation and unity Funds are raised via standing orders, sponsorship, legacies, one off donations and the sale of Christmas cards. Gift Aid also generates income. If you can help in any of these ways please click on the Donations link at the top of the page.